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Letter From the Editor: Resolutions… What if I fail?

Letter From the Editor: Resolutions… What if I fail?

We’re already well into 2015, and I’ve heard many people say, “I’m not making any resolutions this year. Exercise more … lose weight … read more … argue less. Blah, blah, blah.” I get it. I’m right there with you. I’m too busy to add a resolution to my schedule. Besides, what if I fail?

back-to-school a.k.a. back-to-a-schedule!

back-to-school a.k.a. back-to-a-schedule!

Today I attended my oldest child’s freshman orientation for high school. Honestly, I don’t feel old enough to have a child entering high school. I mean, for heaven’s sake! The smell of the old wooden bleachers was all too familiar as we sat and listened to the guidance counselor go over the policies and procedures. […]

Letter from the editor: from baby(yourself) to moms

Letter from the editor:              from baby(yourself) to moms

Dear readers, That’s right! That’s no typo on our cover! Babyourself Magazine is now The MOMS Magazine! Were we bought out? No. Change in staff? No. I guess the simplest way to explain it is … well, before growing any larger, we wanted to be clear that our focus is aimed at moms of all […]

When "High-Risk" Hits Close to Home

When "High-Risk" Hits Close to Home

“Some of my stories are health related, and A LOT are emotionally related.” Kristi shared. “I’ve always known there would be an opportunity to tell my story, I just didn’t know when.”

“home” for the holidays

“home” for the holidays

‘Tis the season for giving thanks and celebrating with friends and family. Time for office parties, Christmas programs and New Year’s Eve gatherings. This is the time of year when traditions are kept and time with family is sacred. This year my family and I will be in Florida for the holidays. And even though […]

letter from the editor – 37 months of breastfeeding

letter from the editor – 37 months of breastfeeding

  It’s been nine years since I nursed my last baby, but it seems like yesterday. I loved it. I nursed each one of my three babies until they were almost 13 months old. I’m sure I could have nursed each one longer, but at the time, it was “the norm” to stop once they […]

Which momma are you?

Which momma are you?

As summer comes to an end and we prepare to send our children back to school, it occurs to me that there are three camps of mommas. 1. The super-emotional momma. 2. The momma who does the happy jig. 3. And the homeschool momma… bless her soul! So, Which momma are you?

letter from the editor – Summer Changes…

letter from the editor – Summer Changes…

Summer vacation. It’s here! As a mom of three school-aged kids, now that the kids are out of school, my daily routine is about to undergo a few changes.

letter from the editor – Spring

letter from the editor – Spring

After such a crazy winter in the northern states, and some cooler temps of our own here in Central Florida, I think we can all agree that it’s about time for some spring-like temps to enjoy the outdoors! Our spring issue is jam-packed with outdoor inspired articles …

Results not Typical

Results not Typical

Remember when you were dating or newly married, and you dreamed about the future? How many kids you would have? How long would you wait before trying? How many years apart? Would they …

We get it

We get it

It’s pretty amazing how we, as moms, “get it.” We’re a community of moms whose hearts are linked, now matter what this phase of motherhood throws at us!

Are you ready?

Are you ready?

In this issue, our aim is to help you prepare for whatever stage you may be in for “back to school.” We have some cute ways to pack your child’s lunchbox (p. 10), great tips for starting a college fund (p. 15), an informative school choices article that …